Airbus Helicopters held a ceremony at the
Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) to
honour the Royal Malaysian Air Force for being the H225M military
operator that logged the most number of flight hours worldwide in 2018.
The event was attended by General Tan Sri Dato’ Sri
Affendi Bin Buang TUDM, Chief of Air Force. Fabrice Rochereau, Head of Sales, Airbus Helicopters South East Asia & Pacific and
Raymond Lim, Head of Country, Airbus Malaysia presented the Air
Force Chief with the award to commemorate this milestone.
Royal Malaysian Air Force’s H225M pilots who have achieved 1,500,
1,000 and 500 flight hours respectively on the H225M helicopter
were also presented with flight hours achievement awards at this
The Royal Malaysian Air Force’s fleet of 12
H225M helicopters has been in service since 2012.
Designed for the
most demanding missions, these H225Ms have participated in various
exercises and humanitarian missions, including flood rescue and
lifesaving operations. Together, they have achieved 16,000 flight
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